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Norma Olvera, Ph.D. Executive Director

Dr. Olvera received her doctorate degree in Developmental Psychology with an emphasis on child health from the University Houston. Dr. Olvera is currently an Associate Professor at the Department of Health and Human Performance, University of Houston. Dr. Olvera has 18 years of expertise in the design, implementation, and evaluation of healthy lifestyle programs that involve nutrition education, behavioral modification, and exercise components. She has received numerous awards and federal and foundation funding. Dr. Olvera will be responsible for the overall administration of the BOUNCE Lite Summer Camp.

Brook Knox, M.Ed., R.D, L.D, Nutrition Program Director

Ms. Brook Knox is a registered and licensed dietitian with a Master’ s in Health Education in the Department of Health and Human Performance at the University of Houston.  She is a certified Pediatric Weight Loss Counselor.  Ms. Knox has also worked as the Kids Café Coordinator at the Houston Food Bank.  Ms. Knox spent a summer working with children at Camp La Jolla as a nutrition counselor and is a board member of the Greater Houston Nutrition Coalition.  Ms. Knox will be responsible for the design of the BOUNCE Lite Summer Camp nutrition curriculum, training of health educators, and supervision of the nutrition component.

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